WORD LISTS

Occupations

July 24, 2014
These are just a few of the titles that apply to members of the professional working world. The people who perform these jobs are almost always trained in their specific field, after going through a specialized program of study. As you learn this list, you will have the opportunity to see these occupations come alive through our image questions!
ambassador
Chile and Peru said they were recalling their ambassadors to Israel.
archaeologist
Archaeologists also found artifacts, including pieces of glass, a pipe stem, ceramic pieces and spikes and nails.
architect
The garden, from 1977, is the only work in the city completed by the great British landscape architect Russell Page.
astronaut
Forty-five years ago this week, millions of people watched as the astronauts of Apollo 11 became the first men to walk on the moon.
astronomer
The Milky Way is lighter than astronomers previously thought, researchers have concluded.
attorney
Defense attorneys argued the contact was nothing more than a medical procedure.
designer
Stern highlighted creations from many designers — some of them order-able and some of them simply prototypes — but also included her own work.
geologist
Geologists have discovered the secret that gives dramatic natural sandstone monuments their shape: gravity.
instructor
Instructors push the cadets but also ensure they have a fun week.
magistrate
In 1948, while in law school, he was elected police magistrate in Belleville and began practicing law there the next year.
ophthalmologist
Long before he entered politics, Paul attended the Duke University School of Medicine and became an ophthalmologist.
optometrist
For optometrists, the eyes are a window to your health.
pediatrician
As pediatricians, we’ve shared the joy as families welcome newborns into their lives.
physician
Physicians can play a crucial role teaching people how to avoid becoming infected as well as how to avoid infecting others.
pilot
Flights will be operated by Airbus flight crews with pilots from the European Aviation Safety Agency participating.
professor
“I wouldn’t have jumped into the business had I not gained encouragement from professors.”
referee
Referees use the spray to indicate the position of free-kicks and the distance the defensive wall must retreat.
scientist
Scientists have worked out the reasons for the distorted shape of our Moon.
secretary
The secretary has made revitalizing rural America a priority as small towns have lost people and political clout in recent years.
soldier
The soldiers spent hours monitoring his movements on the screen.
stenographer
As the actors marveled at the stenographer, she proceeded to type their every word.
surgeon
A general surgeon reading a medical text performed the life-changing procedure.
thespian
Lindquist, the thespian, plays the fire captain, one of the play’s two leads.
tutor
Our tutors are predominantly current college students and recent college graduates, and tutors make $20 an hour.
veterinarian
By the mid-20th century, the number of veterinarians in the United States had quintupled, and pets had become their most reliable source of income.

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Monday February 29th 2016, 6:47 PM
Comment by: Abdadiam A. (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya)
ophthalmologist, pediatrician, stenographer & optometrist were the most difficult words in this list
Wednesday May 25th 2016, 4:42 PM
Comment by: Damon B. (HI)
I agree...
Wednesday May 25th 2016, 5:03 PM
Comment by: Nadia L. (HI)
This program is fun! :)

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